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8th Grade Math Teachers
  Amanda Catanesi (925) 258-6298 Math
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  Patsy McAteer (925) 258-6262 Math
  Jennifer McKenzie (925) 258-6259 Math
  Lisa Rudolph (925) 258-6274 Math

8th Grade Math Courses

Mathematical Practices

1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

2. Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

3. Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

4. Model with mathematics.

5. Use appropriate tools strategically.

6. Attend to precision.

7. Look for and make use of structure.

8. Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning.

8th Grade Common Core Math

8th Grade Common Core Math is the appropriate placement for the majority of incoming 8th grade students, including those who have successfully completed 7th Grade Common Core Math.

Common Core Mathematics Standard, 8th Grade
California Mathematics Framework, 8th Grade

Accelerated Common Core Math 8/Algebra I

This course touches on topics from the 8th grade math curriculum and covers the Common Core Algebra I standards which include topics that were previously classified as Algebra II, Pre-Calculus, and even Calculus. Examples of this shift are sequences, exponential functions, nonlinear inequalities, and some statistics. Students who choose this high-level course should be motivated and resourceful and demonstrate a strong personal interest in mathematics. This course is appropriate only for students who have successfully mastered the standards covered in 7th grade and 8th grade common core math.




7th grade


8th grade


9th grade

2 pathways

CC 7

   Accelerated CC 7/8

CC 8

CC 8/CC Algebra I

CC Algebra I